The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 102 109 134
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.02% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 4
Average salary £27,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Performance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1582 1267 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.60% 81.06% 83.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 956 1337
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 9 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Chester - 2 £34,500 - 2
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (93.33%) ISEB
3 27 (90.00%) SQL
3 27 (90.00%) Software Testing
3 27 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (70.00%) QA
5 19 (63.33%) Manual Testing
6 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
7 16 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (53.33%) MSTest
7 16 (53.33%) Release Management
7 16 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 16 (53.33%) Windows
8 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
8 12 (40.00%) Finance
9 11 (36.67%) Regression Testing
9 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (36.67%) Waterfall
9 11 (36.67%) System Testing
9 11 (36.67%) Integration Testing
10 9 (30.00%) Stress Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
13 1 (3.33%) Groovy
13 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
13 1 (3.33%) JMeter
13 1 (3.33%) Python
13 1 (3.33%) JUnit
13 1 (3.33%) MS Office

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 27 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (53.33%) MSTest
2 16 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Analyst
1 29 (96.67%) Test Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Tester
2 13 (43.33%) QA Tester
3 11 (36.67%) Software Tester
4 8 (26.67%) Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) Test Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) Software Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) QA Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) Software Testing
3 19 (63.33%) Manual Testing
4 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
5 16 (53.33%) Release Management
6 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Regression Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Integration Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Waterfall
6 11 (36.67%) System Testing
7 9 (30.00%) Stress Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
2 1 (3.33%) Groovy
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) ISEB
2 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (70.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
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